SJA’s 81st Birthday
Due to the Covid-19 circuit breaker, SJA was unable to gather members for a physical celebration of its 81st Anniversary on 7 May 2020. A pre-recorded video message by President Ho Nai Chuen was sent to all members to encourage them to rise above the current pandemic situation to seize new opportunities.
You may view the video here
Industry Sharing Session
SJA undertook a 6-months long Consumer Study with Kantar Consulting. This culminated in an Industry Sharing session on 8 January 2020 whereby a Playbook of strategies was presented to 40 SJA members. Being equipped with deeper insights on consumers’ preferences in fine jewellery consumption, SJA members are better able to meet the dynamic expectations of a technologically-savvy market.
Christmas & New Year Celebrations (2019)
To round up an eventful 2019, SJA gathered at Event Hall @ Singapore Flyer for its Christmas and Year End Celebration on 4 December 2019.
1st ML/TF Onboarding Workshop
The first Money Laundering/ Terrorism Financing (ML/TF) Onboarding Workshop exclusively for compliance officers of SJA member-firms, was held at the HDB Hub Convention Centre on 24 September 2019. The focus of the Workshop was to enable compliance officers of regulated dealers to perform assessment of ML/TF risks faced by their businesses and to develop internal policies, procedures and controls for their organisations.
SJA’s 80 years of sparkling success
SJA commemorated 80 years of sparkling success on 31 August 2019 at Tanjong Pagar Community Club Hall. This significant chapter in SJA’s history was graced by Guest-of-Honour – Ms Indranee Rajah, Minister in Prime Minister’s Office; Second Minister for Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Education and Adviser to Tanjong Pagar GRC GROs.
Industry Consultation – Secondhand Goods Dealers Licensing Regime
The Singapore Police Force organised an exclusive industry consultation session with SJA members, at the SJA conference room on 6 August 2019, to garner feedback on its proposed changes to the Secondhand Goods Dealers (SHGD) Licensing Regime.